DIY menu cards

Menu card that also serves as a cutlery holder

Invited people round for dinner and now looking for a special table decoration? Well, this could be just the idea for you: design your own menu cards! With edding gel rollers to help you, they’re very easy to make and they look really effective. The reason why this menu card makes such an impact isn’t down to bright colours, it’s more to do with the simple white design against the natural look of brown paper, plus the fact that it doubles up as a practical cutlery holder. Pure white on dark paper makes for a particularly stylish look – a real feast for the eyes, and one that’s sure to impress your guests! The white gel roller is also great for emphasising individual characters and adding small embellishments to make a unique creation. The gel rollers feel pleasantly smooth as they glide across the paper, and they’re quick-drying. If you prefer something brighter, there’s a whole range of 17 brilliant colours to choose from, including seven opaque metallics and two pastel shades.

Craft your own cards
Hand lettering
Gel rollers
Paper, carton and cardboard
Easy peasy
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Products and materials

Other materials

  • Heavy duty brown paper, e.g. thick packing paper
  • Pencil
  • Decorative wooden spoon (one for each guest)
  • Matching ribbon
  • Glue
  • Scissors

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